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I have recently purchased a new tank for my betta, Cow. It's about a gallon, and has an air filter which produces bubbles on the surface of the water. Is this a good enviro :? ment for my betta? I'm concerned the bubbles are a bit too much for him. :?
The bubbles could be too much. A couple of things you can do. One get a valve at your lfs and adjust the bubble flow slower. Two, buy a floating plant such as elodea and "muffle" the surface agitation. Three, do both.
air pumps could add a little much circulation in the tank that bettas dont like. if you see there is alot of circulation you should get the adjustable flow.
An adjustable flow? How does that work?
its just an air pump with a nob on the side that you can control the amount of air that gets pumped out.
I have the same question almost! I just bought a one gallon tank for my fish, DUDLEY! and im afraid it would be to much air for him. if i cut holes in the top of the tank so that he can get air would that be fine? 8)
if its just the betta they really dont need the air pump
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